Press Release

Jul. 14, 2008

TOYO TIRES Exhibit at the British International Motor Show 2008

OSAKA, JAPAN - July 14, 2008 - TOYO TIRE & RUBBER CO., LTD. (President and CEO : Kenji Nakakura) hereby announces that Toyo Tyre (UK) Ltd. (Rushden, England, President : Koji Toyoda), the tire sales subsidiary of TOYO TIRE & RUBBER CO., LTD. will be exhibiting at the British International Motor Show, to be held over twelve days from July 23 (Wednesday) to August 3 (Sunday) at the ExCeL London exhibition hall in England.

The British International Motor Show is one of the most well established international motor shows having been held bi-annually since 1903. Over 550,000 visitors are expected this year. TOYO TIRES will have elaborate interactive displays showcasing it's car and 4x4 product ranges, shows and prize draws. TOYO TIRES anticipates this motor show will be a valuable platform to develop a good relationship with our customers.

Toyo Tyre (UK) Ltd. is well known for its presence at blue-chip events such as Goodwood Festival of Speed, which is one of the largest historical motorsports events and for being the star attraction at many of such events.

TOYO TIRES aims to raise its brand recognition with this motor show to become the tyre of choice for all drivers from everyday motorists to the performance enthusiasts.



Toyo Tire Corporation
Corporate Communications Dept.
Hyogo Head office Telephone: +81-72-789-9100 Facsimile: +81-72-773-3272